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140818 - In the Old-Time Radio Corner - Skippy Hollywood Theatre

The Skippy Hollywood Theatre was one of the first radio programs that was NOT aired live in front of a studio audience.  Instead, it was recorded and edited before it went on the air. 

And until its final year on the air, it wasn't on a national network.  It was a syndicated program, meaning that individual stations contracted to carry the show.  Skippy Peanut Butter had a good thing going, because in the markets where the Skippy Hollywood Theatre played, Skippy Peanut Butter sales skyrocketed.

This episode, Three Strikes Yer Out, first aired on August 13, 1948.

Direct download: 222skippyhollywoodtheatre480813threestrikesyerout2920.mp3
Category:oldtimeradio -- posted at: 11:33pm CDT
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